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54,56,58 and 60, High Street, Standon

Description: 54,56,58 and 60, High Street

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 24 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 161104

OS Grid Reference: TL3858523229
OS Grid Coordinates: 538585, 223229
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8904, 0.0124

Location: High Street, Standon, Hertfordshire SG11 1RX

Locality: Standon
Local Authority: East Hertfordshire District Council
County: Hertfordshire
Country: England
Postcode: SG11 1RX

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Listing Text

(west side)
Nos 54, 56, 58 and 60


Probably a guildhall, now 4 houses. C16 or earlier, Gothickised
in late C19. Timber frame on a high red brick sill. Frame
exposed with herringbone red brick infill to S half of street
front and ground floor of N half with red tilehanging above.
Steep old red tile roofs. Red brick S end with half timbered
gable. A long picturesque irregular building stepping up a hill,
the N part of 2 storeys with a projecting gabled wing at each
end, the S part of one and a half storeys with 4 large gabled
dormers rising above the eaves. Cusped bargeboards with finials.
Small flush box sash windows with 6/6 panes, lean-to tiled
bracketed hoods to doors up steps, and casement windows with
small panes in the dormers. Flat 3-light casement oriels with
small panes and cusped-tiled lean-to roofs on S end (No 60) tall
brick chimneys with diagonal grouped shafts rebuilt in 1900 (date
on chimney). (Pevsner (1977) 273)

Listing NGR: TL3858523229

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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